Furthermore, the organisation failed to adapt to the external environment and its customers which has a strong influence on innovation. 3.3.2. Poor customer focus Levi failed to manage its relationship with its customers and this is evident in its failed advertising and marketing campaigns. Here it also failed to understand its market as the organisation failed to stay abreast with the industry trends. 3.3.3.
Electronic business (e-business) can be defined as the use of the internet to network and empower business processes, electronic commerce, organizational communication and collaboration within a company and with its customers, suppliers, and other stakeholders. E-businesses utilise the internet, intranets, extranets and other networks to support their commercial processes (Colin Combe, 2006). Companies go online to engage in advertising, buying and selling of products and services. Due to the increased competitiveness in the hypermarket industry, the adoption of e-business has helped companies gain a competitive edge over their peers in terms of reduced costs, increased revenue streams and greater customer satisfaction. Operational costs such
Many leaders felt that the coach was too soft on them. The real world is hard and leaders are challenged every day. Some of the leaders were of the opinion that coach was too careful in order to receive more assignments from them. - Lack of respect, credibility and authority. These issues were linked to the lack of business and industry experience.
Limited human resources can include having a small staff, which makes it difficult to tackle every item on the company's to-do list. On the other hand, the company with a full staff that lacks the skills and training necessary to perform tasks can be a hindrance to an organization. If the company wants to launch its social media presence, but none of the staff has experience in social media, it can be a major weakness for the company. Either they'll have to hire a consultant, or risk an unsuccessful social media launch. A company that lacks human resources may have difficulty developing and maintaining a solid relationship with employees.
For the big and small business organizations, it has become very much problematic to maintain the balance in each and every department. Burnes (2005, p.875) put forward that with the advancement of technology, the problems are also increasing in the business organization. It has been found that the employees of the business organizations are not enough trained or skilled. So, it becomes very difficult for the employees to perform their best in the organization. There is lack of communications between the different departments.
PROBLEMS FACED BY MEED’S CORPORATION • Lack of Human Resource Planning MEED was not following formal planning process. The common view among employees was that if things had worked out before without much long range planning, they would work out again. Human resource planning was the most critical problem faced as most of the positions were empty and one person was looking over two or more positions. Moreover there were some who argued that emphasis should be on meeting operating goals rather than identifying positions that needed filling and planning to get the right people into the place. There was no proper organizational chart that can maintain a proper chain of command • Lack of Job Description and Specification There was no properly defined job description and job specifications due to which there was either misunderstanding of jobs to be performed or either many important positions were left empty in the organization.
Workplace morale refers to the attitudes and opinions employees have about their jobs, and is crucial to an organization’s success. Low employee morale can hinder a business from achieving organization-wide goals, and it can also lead to low productivity, increased employee turnover, and loss of profitability. There are several low employee morale signs to be aware of. Any one of these signs can be a direct indicator that employee morale is low and needs work. • Poor communication with management and team • Frequent absenteeism • Excessive complaining over small matters • Increased employee conflicts or fighting amongst staff • Poor work quality • Increased customer complaints Some common problem areas for employees include: lack of internal communication; no room for growth; overworked; under paid; and underappreciated.
Due to low education standards for construction workers, they do not know how to protect themselves. Even though they attend training, they will not gather all the safety guidelines presented to them. 2. Lack of attention to safety management by main contractors or project managers. When main contractors and project managers lack attention to safety management, it increases the risks of unsafety actions on sites.
3.1 Lack Of Communication One major problem for Josef’s team is the lack of communication. As Aistotle (The Woman, 2016) said, "the whole is more than the sum of its parts.” There is nothing more important to a company’s success than an effective and clear communication among team members. According to the report, Josef knew that the teams were having problems working but waited until the workers displayed unhappiness and dissatisfaction. An example of a problem was Del Santo, the boss, was exploiting staffs. This shows that, the staffs were afraid to clarify such issues with the Head Office due to fear of getting reprimanded and disregarded.
The frustration of an individual’s reaction to the forces induced on them by the higher authority in the organisation is the reason for resistance to change. There are two forms of resistance to change and they are behavioural resistance which is based on the assumptions, perception and reactions of the individual’s while systemic resistance involves the lack of information, knowledge, managerial capacity and skills (Mdletye et al, 2014). Resistance is seen in various levels of the organisation among the workers due to their ignorance to the change which happens only when an unknown event or work atmosphere is forced on them creating fear and uncertainty regarding their